10a NCAC 27g .3102      STAFF

(a)  A minimum of one direct care staff member shall be on duty at all times for every nine or fewer clients.

(b)  The treatment of each client shall be under the supervision of a physician.

(c)  The services of a certified alcoholism counselor, a certified drug abuse counselor or a certified substance abuse counselor shall be available to each client.

(d)  Each facility shall have at least one staff member on duty at all times trained in the following areas:

(1)           substance abuse withdrawal symptoms, including delirium tremens; and

(2)           symptoms of secondary complications to substance abuse.

(e)  Each direct care staff member shall receive continuing education to include understanding of the nature of addiction, the withdrawal syndrome, group therapy, family therapy and other treatment methodologies.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 122C‑26; 143B‑147;

Eff. May 1, 1996.